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World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:32

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony in Ogden, Utah, commemorating the anniversary. The newly restored Big Boy ... Read More

Four Seasons announces new hotel and private residences in Minneapolis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:36

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, in partnership with United Properties, a leading commercial property development and investment company in Minnesota and Colorado, today announced ... Read More

Fire Department asks citizens to pray after catastrophic tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:30

Jefferson City in Missouri, was just hit by a violent tornado 2 hours ago. The Jefferson City Fire Department: tweeted "A large tornado has hit parts of Jefferson City. All ... Read More

San Francisco Marriott Marquis announces new Senior Sales Executive

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 21:04

San Francisco Marriott Marquis announced the appointment of Shawn Pace as the property’s new senior sales executive. A hospitality industry veteran with two decades of experience, Pace will be responsible ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:11

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND). The slots will be ... Read More

Teneo Hospitality Group names April Egloff Director of Sales Midwest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:03

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed April Egloff as Director of Sales Midwest. Ms. Egloff will concentrate on the US Midwest region and comes to Teneo with an outstanding track record ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 22:48

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. Tulle, an industry veteran who has led Allegiant's in-flight services since ... Read More

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:20

Choice Hotels International, Inc. inked agreements with Koucar Management to develop new Cambria hotels in Detroit and Portland, Maine. The upscale hotels are slated to open in 2020 and 2021, ... Read More

Brazil announces visa-free entry for US, Canadian, Australian, and Japanese citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 14:50

Brazil is open for you! The Brazilian Government announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, effective in 90 days (June ... Read More

American Airlines now daily nonstop between Key West and Dallas-Fort Worth

editor editor- March 13, 2019 00:14

“It’s exciting to see that American is investing in flight activity into Key West year-round so that passengers from across the country connecting through Dallas can come and enjoy all ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii (a top destination for Japanese ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019 20:04

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story high porch. Below this covered veranda is a manicured lawn ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 18:18

The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 410,984 stayover visitors in the first eleven months of 2018. This represents an 11.26 percent increase over the first eleven months of 2017 ... Read More

Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 21:15

People living in or traveling through the south-central Rockies, northern Plains and Upper Midwest should prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel. As people hit the road and take to ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda welcome new American Airlines flights for winter season

editor editor- December 19, 2018 20:54

Twin-island destination of Antigua and Barbuda doubles flight capacity from Miami for peak season. Read More

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2018 07:24

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance discrepancies, take shortcuts with maintenance ... Read More

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 20:33

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Read More

Violent storms slash through the US Midwest

editor editor- April 11, 2011 02:31

(eTN) - Nearly 400 reports of violent storms ripped through the US Midwest and Southeast states last night. In Iowa state alone, 27 tornados were reported. Read More

Airworld Alliance appoints new manager for Midwest office

editor editor- February 8, 2011 05:49

LOS ANGELES, California - Airworld Alliance has appointed Aigars Placitis as Area Manager for the company’s Chicago office. Mr. Read More

Greyhound introduces new express service in Midwest

editor editor- November 15, 2010 02:39

DALLAS - Greyhound today announced it will launch on Dec. 1 a new express service in the Midwest called Greyhound Express™. Read More

Midwest, Frontier to become one airline on April 13

editor editor- April 5, 2010 02:11

Midwest Airlines has planned an event for April 13 at which time it will release details about the combination of the Oak Creek air carrier with Frontier Airlines of Denver. Read More

Midwest winter storms bring snow, sleet, freezing rain, and altered travel plans

editor editor- December 23, 2009 07:32

As many as 21 states are under some type of winter weather watch, warning, or advisory in what appears to be a repeat of the Midwest blizzard that struck December ... Read More

Midwest and Frontier announce a new codeshare agreement

editor editor- June 30, 2009 03:44

Midwest Airlines and Frontier Airlines on Monday announced a new codeshare agreement that enables each carrier to sell tickets on the other’s flights. Read More

Midwest hopes for ‘Public Enemies’ tourism

editor editor- April 28, 2009 04:59

MILWAUKEE - The movie "Public Enemies" doesn't open for months, but states including Illinois are readying for the onslaught of attention related to the film. Read More

Delta, Midwest form frequent-flier accord

editor editor- March 10, 2009 03:09

Midwest Airlines has extended a reciprocal frequent flier agreement with Northwest Airlines Corp. to include Delta Air Lines Inc., the parent company of Northwest. Read More

Midwest Airlines’ Boeing 717s to go to Mexicana

editor editor- March 10, 2009 02:40

Boeing Co. said Monday that its financing segment agreed to lease 25 twin-engine 717 aircraft -- the bulk of them formerly operated by Milwaukee-based Midwest Airlines Inc. Read More

Groundbreaking ceremony for sustainable midwestern resort planned

editor editor- October 14, 2008 03:46

ARCOLA, IL – Dedicated to responsible tourism and sustainability, Green Mill Village (GMV), the Midwest’s first project of its kind, is currently under construction in Arcola, Illinois, approximat Read More